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Mimosa floridana (Chapman) Weakley & Flores-Cruz. Florida Sensitive-briar. Phen: Apr-Sep. Hab: Xeric longleaf pine sandhills and other dry, sandy habitats. Dist: A Southeastern Coastal Plain endemic: s. GA south to s. FL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: This taxon is distinct at the specific level from M. quadrivalvis (Flores-Cruz et al. 2004; Weakley & Flores-Cruz 2017).

Synonymy: = K4, Weakley & Flores-Cruz (2017) in Weakley et al (2017); = Leptoglottis floridana (Chapm.) Small ex Britton & Rose – S; = Mimosa quadrivalvis L. var. floridana (Chapm.) Barneby – Fl3, FNA11.1, K1, K3, WH3, Barneby (1991), Isely (1998); = Schrankia floridana Chapm.; = Schrankia microphylla (Dryand.) J.F.Macbr. var. floridana (Chapm.) Isely – SE3

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